The Senegal international believes that he can recover quicker than that over a period which includes an international international break.
The player has revealed to pals that he believes he will be fit to return in four weeks but the West Ham medics may take a different view!
If he’s correct it would put him in line for a recall against Manchester City on the 25th October or certainly Stoke City on the 1st of November.
However, manager Sam Allardyce is very careful with players retiring from injury as has been seen with Carl Jenkinson.
Kayoute remains confident privately, though that he can beat the six week deadline.